The Goldquartz Mine is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 40.31056, -116.69806
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Goldquartz Mine MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Goldquartz Mine
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian
|Comment: SLAVEN CHERT IS HIGHLY ALTERED AND INTRUDED BY SEVERAL DIFFERENT ROCK TYPES INCLUDING: RHYOLITE DIKES, BRECCIA PIPES (?) AND QUARTZ VEINS. OPEN PIT MUST BE VERY CLOSE TO TERTIARY GRANITIC CONTACT ALTHOUGH IT WAS NOT OBSERVED IN THE PIT OR THE WALL ROCKS.|
|Comment: 1 MILE WEST OF MT. TENABO|
|Comment: GOLD QUARTZ MINE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO AN OPEN-PIT OPERATION WITH GOOD RDS AND LEACHING FACILITY. AN EXTENSIVE DRILLING OPERATION HAS BEEN DONE ON PROPERTY TO DEFINE THE ORE BODIES.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG, 1982